Terminal Illness


Questions from Fabian Stahle (Sweden) and Answers from Craig New (Oregon Health authority regarding meaning of “terminal disease” under Oregon’s “Death with Dignity Law.”  (December 4, 2017 through December 21, 2017)
Transcript of Questions and Answers

“Assisted Suicide MDs Would Never be Convicted of Fraud”
(National Review — May 9, 2016)
The Justice Department has convicted two doctors for falsely diagnosing patients as “terminal” to qualify for hospice care….The motive there was clearly money.  But this same kind of false terminal diagnosis could also happen with assisted suicide as a matter of ideology…It already has.

U.S. Attorney’s office press release regarding false certification of California patients as terminally ill.  May 5, 2016